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  • Community, Home, and Identityby Terry L. Turnipseed; Michael Diamond

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Community, home, and identity are concepts that have concerned scholars in a variety of fields for some time. Legal scholars, sociologists, anthropologists, psychologists, and economists, among others, have studied the impacts of home and community on one's identity and how one's identity is manifested in one's home and in one's community. This volume... more...

  • Compensating Asbestos Victimsby Andrea Boggio

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the emergence and transformations of asbestos compensation to explore the wider issue of to what extent legal systems have converged in the era of globalization. Examining the mechanism by which asbestos compensation is delivered in Belgium, England, Italy and the United States, as well as the cultural forces and actors which contribute... more...

  • Gender, Truth and State Powerby Anette Ballinger

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book is concerned with critically analysing the importance of the status of knowledge in establishing ‘truth’ about female defendants convicted of murder during the 20th Century. While the abolition of the death penalty in the UK has insured that the impact of this knowledge is no longer one of life and death, modern cases such as that of Sally... more...

  • Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Lawby Christopher Bovis

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 60.00

    The Research Handbook on EU Public Procurement Law makes a major contribution to our understanding of the EU public procurement regime, at a time when it is being implemented by the EU Member States, and of the pivotal role that this will play for the delivery of the European 2020 Growth Strategy. The internal market relies on a simplified regime in... more...

  • The Development of Jury Service in Japanby Anna Dobrovolskaia

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    This book presents a comprehensive account of past and present efforts to introduce the jury system in Japan. Four legal reforms are documented and assessed: the implementation of the bureaucratic and all-judge special jury systems in the 1870s, the introduction of the all-layperson jury in the late 1920s, the transplantation of the Anglo-American-style... more...

  • The Challenge of Legal Pluralismby Marc Simon Thomas

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Within the Latin American context, legal pluralism is often depicted as a dichotomy between customary law and national law. In addition, the use of customary law alongside national law is frequently portrayed as a vehicle of resistance. This book argues that, because ordinary Indians are not positively biased in favor of customary law per se, a... more...

  • Law and the Management of Disastersby Alexia Herwig; Marta Simoncini

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Disasters raise serious challenges for contemporary legal orders: they demand significant management, but usually amidst massive disruption to the normal functioning of state authority and society. When dealing with disasters, law has traditionally focused on contingency planning and recovery. More recently, however, ‘resilience’ has emerged as a... more...

  • Legal Practice and Cultural Diversityby Ralph Grillo; Roger Ballard; Alessandro Ferrari; André J. Hoekema; Marcel Maussen; Prakash Shah

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Legal Practice and Cultural Diversity considers how contemporary cultural and religious diversity challenges legal practice, how legal practice responds to that challenge, and how practice is changing in the encounter with the cultural diversity occasioned by large-scale, post-war immigration. Locating actual practices and interpretations which occur... more...

  • Law and Recovery From Disaster: Hurricane Katrinaby Robin Paul Malloy

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    In August of 2005, Hurricane Katrina hit the Gulf Coast of the United States, directly affecting 1.5 million people. Only one year earlier, an Indian Ocean tsunami struck Indonesia, destroying or damaging more than 370,000 homes. As forces of nature, hurricanes, tsunamis, earthquakes and floods are not limited to occurrences in any one community or... more...

  • Law in Actionby Max Travers; John F. Manzo

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Ethnomethodologists and Conversation Analysts have always been interested in the study of law and legal institutions and there is now a large body of empirical studies, representing a range of analytic traditions in each field. This collection introduces this literature and the research questions pursued by ethnomethodologists and conversation analysts,... more...